Ewan McGregor won a Golden Globe for his role in the third season of Fargo on Sunday, but the subject of Obi-Wan Kenobi quickly came up when he took questions from the media. McGregor reiterated that he would be happy to return to the role but said, “There’s no plan at the moment.” Ewan looked the part though. His beard certainly conjured up images of his Obi-Wan Kenobi days. Click through to watch a video from Variety for McGregor’s full comments, including his thoughts on The Last Jedi.
That’s right! After much speculation and many rumors, Lucasfilm has confirmed today that Ewan McGregor will HOPEFULLY get a chance to reprise his role as Obi-Wan Kenobi for the now confirmed Obi-Wan standalone film. So far, Stephen Daldry (Billy Elliot, The Hours) is in talks for a director. I wonder why Disney didn’t take the opportunity at D23 to officially announce it like most expected. You can read more about it from The Hollywood Reporter. I know I am excited about this, how about you?
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